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2012-10-29 Sandy Weather • Kindle


Start: 12:13:38
End: 13:15:22
Chatters: alt, karoshi8, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vkn

Selma: Did Mayor Bloomberg close down the Lunch Bunch chat?

karoshi8: Hi Selma!

Selma: Hi

alt: Hello Selma

Selma: Afternoon alt....wondering where everyone was

alt: preparing for the weather

Selma: I have plenty of rain..and wind picked up about an hour ago... Trees swaying

alt: just cold here & windy, so far no rain

Selma: Hoping I don't lose power

alt: fingers crossed

Selma: Me too Interesting email you received..

alt: I thought so too... white folks looking for 'colored' relatives LOL

Selma: Are you sure they know?

alt: nope

Selma: Afternoon alt

alt: yeah, they know we're colored ...... at least the Wilson who married the Studebaker lady was colored

vkn: Good afternoon good people

alt: hello vkn

vkn: How is the weather treating each of you?

alt: cold here

vkn: also quite chilly here power about thrice last evening due to gusting winds

alt: hello Seventies

Seventies Soulchild: Hello al All

vkn: Hello Seventies and how was the genealogy event?

Seventies Soulchild: How is everyone doing? Pretty good.

alt: Seventies Soulchild, I'm doing well & you?

vkn: Seventies Soulchild you have a mobile device lol

Seventies Soulchild: I enjoyed the tracks I attended

alt: and she's back to using the Soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: Yeah netbook is dead.

vkn: ahhhhhh so what is the replacement>

Seventies Soulchild: Again netbook is dead. Using the Kindle today. I stayed home also.

Selma: Are you ready for the storm seventies

vkn: ahhhhh kindle

Selma: So the conference was good...was the attendance good

vkn: change is constant and certain alt

Seventies Soulchild: As ready as I am going to be Selma. School was closed prematurely. It was ok the space was smaller than I thought it would be.

Selma: So how was the session on AA research?

Seventies Soulchild: I actually connected with an officer of AAGHS NY

vkn: Great!

Selma: Oh good...they have a very active group

Seventies Soulchild: I guess. I heard the same old excuse that they were working on their contact info and website

Selma: don't cut anyone any slack do you? LOL

alt: they need your expertise Seventies Soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: I answered questions about AA genealogy during the track and tried to promote afrigeneas when I could

Selma: Glad you were there to was the presenter

Seventies Soulchild: Dean Henry

Selma: Never heard that name

Seventies Soulchild: He focuses on east coast and new England research for AAs His family was FPOCs from Maryland

Selma: Oh OK

Seventies Soulchild: His wife's family from New England up in Vermont

alt: Is his wife "colored"?

Seventies Soulchild: Sorry for the delay. Typing on this with my thumbs only lol Yes she is alt

Selma: LOL re; the thumbs..

alt: okay

Selma: I have a kindle..I can use it to come to the chat?

Seventies Soulchild: Yes you can if you have the Kindle Fire

Selma: Ok No..not a kindle fire.. BRB...on phone

Seventies Soulchild: Check anyway. If you have a browser you may be able to

alt: what family lines did he connect with in MD, or did he say?

Seventies Soulchild: The event was ok. Focused a lot on European genealogy. He didn't say alt

alt: okay

Seventies Soulchild: He only had 30 mins Wind is starting to kick up

alt: how did the mis-spellings, etc thingee go?

Seventies Soulchild: I skipped that to go shopping lol

alt: probably nothing new to you.

Selma: Hair products.. LOL

Seventies Soulchild: My tracks were spaced apart and most everyone black was cleared out by about three

Selma: How many folks were there?

alt: what's with the hair thing? is that a woman thing?

Seventies Soulchild: You know it Selma lol

Selma: Last week seventies..said she had to get hair products.. LOL

alt: I know, man, I can ask some stupid questions LOL LOL

Selma: Yes you can alt.. LOL But we love you anyway

Seventies Soulchild: What I did realize is that O

alt: thank you Ms Selma LOL

Seventies Soulchild: I knew more than I realized Lol

alt: we kep telling you you are dangerous Seventies Soulchild LOL

Seventies Soulchild: That's ok alt LOL I also attended a hidden resources track

alt: Selma, where in NJ are you folks located? my son is in Union, near Newark & Jersey City.

Selma: in West Orange (which is near Newark) and Englewood

alt: wow!!! they are neighbors..... the house right next to him is in Maplewood NJ

Selma: Mid town tunnel which connects Norfolk to Portsmouth is flooded they shut it down

Seventies Soulchild: Selma I mentioned RG105 when someone asked about where their ancestors may have worked after slavery

Selma: Oh seventies..I am so proud of you.. LOL

alt: looks like this thing is going to be as bad as it is being forecasted to be....

Seventies Soulchild: I heard east Ohio was going to get affected too

Selma: It is snowing in WVA

alt: see Seventies Soulchild, the NY AAHGS could use your expertise we're gonna get the cold & possible snow here where I'm located Seventies Soulchild

Selma: Oops

alt: yep, think she'll be back

vkn: Was on phone

alt: wb vkn

vkn: thankee Do you have rain Selma

alt: think I'll follow up on the email Selma & vkn.... this woman has piqued my curosity.

Seventies Soulchild: Ok back

Selma: Oh started raining here yesterday..

vkn: k

alt: wb Seventies Soulchild

Selma: WB seventies.. Rain and wind picked up here about an hour ago.. NC and VA Beach are being pounded

Seventies Soulchild: I expected that Selma

vkn: oops guess Id better call Barnetta

Selma: One of the fishing piers in the out banks NC near Avon was severly damaged

alt: I hope things get cleared up before election day.

Selma: Depending how long this lasts..they might lose 2 days of early voting..not good

vkn: lights are flickering

alt: looks like those who haven't 'early voted' in those affected areas may have to wait until next week to vote.

Seventies Soulchild: lol the storm will certainly be blamed if s certain candidate wins or loses lol politics lol

alt: and I can see that Seventies Soulchild the weather being a factor which might limit the voting turnout

vkn: But it might give the prez an advantage if he can act presidential like emergency assistance or something

alt: let's hope so vkn

Seventies Soulchild: Well you all be safe and hope that the electoral college picks the right candidate and hope that oh legislative branches are overturned

Selma: Folks gotta run..think I have a "new" leak..stay safe and dry Bye

vkn: U r bye to all

alt: Oops Selma... y'all be safe, laters

Seventies Soulchild: I cannot stand this stupid kindle. I will be back at work and on a computer tomorrow.

18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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